HOUSES IN MULTIPLE OCCUPATION (HMOs): A HOUSE OF COMMONS NOTE
A House of Commons Standard Note (SN/SP/708) was published obn 26 September 2013. The Note summarises information (housing and planning) pertinent to HMOs, e.g. definition of HMO, mandatory licensing of HMOs, high concentrations of HMOs, changes to the Town & Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 announced in January 2010, and further modifications later in 2010.
The Note can be downloaded here: